Sept 23 |7 p.m.
Opening of the exhibition “GRADAÇÕES DE TEMPO SOBRE UM PLANO”
Project being developed by Mariana Caló and Francisco Queimadela. The exhibit originated as a reflection and interpretation about the understanding of the notion of Time, as a symbolic dimension of reality, as well as an abstract concept, related to something immaterial and that simultaneously “precedes materiality”. Recently they shared the sample of illustrations “CONTOS SEM DÓ” (Tales without Do) and got the Artists in Residence grant from Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, in Gasworks. Members of the collective PISO and Altes Finanzamt.
Oficina Arara: Presents itself as an agraphic arts laboratory equipped to work in silkscreen, working as a welcome space for diverse artistic practices and intersections. It was founded in 2010 by a group of artists, designers and an engineer, including: Dário Cannatà, Dayana Lucas, Luís Silva, Miguel Carneiro and Von Calhau.
Sept 23 | 10 p.m.
Concert “HHY & The Macumbas”
The project HHY & The Macumbas is led by Jonathan Uliel Saldanha (aka HHY), an active group in exploratory music. HHY is a multi-instrumentalist, founder and producer of the Soopa Collective, producer of “Mécanosphère” and collaborator of “Dub Mavericks” with Raz Mesinai (aka Badawi) and Mark Stewart (of the music label On-U Sound). Recently released the album “The Earth As A Floating Egg” edited by Soopa, described by Kindamuzik magazine as an “epic in which alienation is central”. Their works rely on dub strategies to defragment heavy sound, low-end pressure and magic. This year they presented their work in several spaces like the Sonar Festival and the Filmer LaMusique Festival.
Sept 24 | 9 p.m.
Graw Böckler: Ursula Böckler and Georg Graw mentors of the project, produce films and photography. They currently operate the temporary projection space and DVD label “Raum für Projektion”, in Berlin.
Sept 24 |10 p.m.
Concert “Ghuna X”
The musical collaborator in Marionet’s most recent works, Pedro Augusto, comes to Coimbra to present his first LP under the pseudonym Ghuna X. A dysfunctional and apocalyptic work, a portrait of several years of activity and diverse thematic liaisons, materialized over 30 minutes in a transparent vinyl limited edition of 250 copies with silkscreen and hand stamped covers.
The exhibits “GRADAÇÕES DE TEMPO SOBRE UM PLANO” (Gradations of Time over a Plane), “OFICINA ARARA” (ARARA workshop) and “SECOND THOUGHTS” were open to the public at Casa das Artes da Fundação Bissaya Barreto from September 23rd to October 1st, from Monday to Saturday, between 2 pm and 8 pm. On September 23rd and 24th there was a selection of fanzines, posters, records and other author editions available for purchase.